Tag Archive | Christian Music

What Song is This?

Do you ever have lyrics of songs stick in your head but can’t remember which song?

(I know, growing older does that to us sometimes.)

At home, when I play the piano and sing, it is as unto the Lord. I ask Him to help my inadequacies and that it may be a blessing to anyone who hears – not my playing; for I merely play by ear but that they will recognize the song and sing along if only in their hearts.

As I was playing a few minutes ago, I saw a verse in a song we often sang in Church at Colonial Baptist Church in Blue Ridge, Virginia when I was a teenager. In fact, on Sunday nights when our song leader, Haynes Spickard asked for favorites, we all knew that Mr. Drain would raise his hand and request this song. It is taken from Psalm 23.

Do you know what hymn this verse is from? I will give you a hint. It was written by John W. Peterson and Alfred B. Smith.  If you recognize the song, please comment below. 

“He restoreth my soul when I’m weary, He giveth me strength day by day; He leads me beside the still waters, He guards me each step of the way.”

Don’t peek at the link yet!

Are you singing along?

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This link might help.

 

What was your favorite song request?

(I will share my favorite next Tuesday for What Song is This Day.)

 

Southern Raised

Those of you who have read The Vision of a Mother’s Heart, you know that this is a musical family. This past Sunday, we were honored to meet another musical family. My husband discovered their music on YouTube a few weeks ago, ordered their DVD’s and listened to them constantly. Their music is fabulous but it their testimony that truly won our hearts.

The name of the group is Southern Raised. They were classically trained and the Lord directed their ministry to Christian bluegrass. Check out their testimony on their website! http://southernraisedbluegrass.com/

This ministry was a result of their parents prayer many years ago for their family to serve the Lord as a family. At the time, music was the last thing they expected. Isn’t that just like the Lord? He opens doors and provides opportunities we never expected.  All the glory goes to Him.

Some things we love about this family group is that:

  • They give God all the glory in their testimonies.
  • They weave in the Gospel.
  • They dress modestly
  • The focus is on Him and not themselves.

For years before singing, I have always asked that it is His voice that is heard and not mine. I can see this in this family. They are instruments of His love.

 

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My husband, John with Matt, Sarah, Lindsay and Emily. If you look closely, you will see their Mom, Sharon in the background. She is the lovely lady in the black outfit.

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Be sure to click on the link below to hear their music and to read more about them. Listen for Matt’s fabulous bass!

 

Southern Raised

 

(I’ll Have A New Life!)

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